(CNN) — It’s been a strange year for the aviation industry, with many airlines grounding aircraft for significant chunks of 2020.
But as air travel returns in some regions, AirlineRatings.com has released its annual round-up of the world’s best carriers, ready to help fliers decide which airline to choose for their return to the skies.
The Australia-based aviation safety and product rating agency compiles its Airline Excellence Awards based on criteria including age of fleet, passenger reviews and product offerings. This year, the team of global editors threw airlines’ Covid-19 responses into the mix too.
And so for 2021, there’s